Events

Asian Pacific American Film Society
Get a front row to the Festival and more!

Script to Screen Contest
DC APA Film Festival is launching a new type of short screenplay contest. The winning script will be produced!

Road to Perdition by Yaser Talebi
Two portable mechanic men get involved into an accident. The accident is an opportunity for them to possess half a million USD....

REEL Social
DC APA Film Festival is launching a new kind of acting social for aspiring actors and skilled actors alike.

Someone Else by Nelson Kim
SOMEONE ELSE is a surreal drama about the clash of wills between two Korean American cousins.

Youth & Their Stories ( POV Youth Short + Breathin': the Eddy Zheng Story)
At the age of 16, Eddy Zheng committed an armed home invasion robbery that included kidnapping the owner to her business in order to rob the store. Charged as an adult even though he was just 16, Eddy was sentenced to 7 years to life in prison.

Cinema & Its History (To Die or To Dream + The Take Over)
To Die or To Dream / Chinese Amer. actress, Anna May Wong, is caught in a dark alternate celluloid reality. The Take Over / Cinema one of the greatest Art forms of our time, providing popular entertainment is the preeminent forum for ideas&self-expression.

The Cost of Beauty (Sunset Cosmetics + Painted Nails)
Sunset Cosmetics / An old woman named Soonie decides to get plastic surgery so her husband in heaven can recognize her. Painted Nails / In "Painted Nails" we witness the American dream crumble when Van, a Vietnamese nail salon worker, discovers her healt

The Meaning of Family (Finding Cleveland + Reunification)
Finding Cleveland is a documentary short film that follows Charles Chiu and his family on an emotional journey as they take a trip to Cleveland, Mississippi to visit the grave site of Charles’ father, KC Lou. Between faded family photographs, old video fo

For the Sports Lover (Cross + Jiàoliàn [Coach])
A Short and Feature for the Sports Lover in us all!

Welcome to the Happy Days by Eric Chou
"Welcome to the HAPPY DAYS," a once vibrant slogan, is nowadays the last and feeble greeting of this old hotel that still remains.

Shorts Pass
See Three Shorts Film Blocks for the Price of 2!

Film Block: Shorts Group A
A series of thought provoking and entertaining short films.....

Film Block: Shorts Group B
A series of thought provoking and entertaining short films.....

Film Block: Shorts Group C
A series of thought provoking and entertaining short films.....

$16 for 16
Can't make the Festival, but want to show some love!